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FROM LEFT: Row 1: Ayako Hampton, Anthony Dean, Xavier Ragin, Eric Sanchez, Darrin Lambright, Montel Ferguson, Billy Couch, Jalen Robinson, Garret Sferro, Gabe DeLaRosa, Kiala Bellamy Row 2: Allyssa Sierra, Alexandria Hersch, Anthony Thomas, Sam Heath, Bryson Shaver, Keegan Green, Keanu Crowe, Adonis Cousin, Antonio Reynolds, Deante Lincoln, Elijah Hampton, Tony Mauricio, Brianna Nowicki, Eliza Sanchez Row 3: Kaitlyn Gonyer, Juan Mendez, Dominique Fuller, Braxton Miller, Dandre Cannon, Alan Heacock, Jimmy Cooper, Nathan Clagg, Jacob Wonder, Alex Souders, Deandre Bunley, Dillon Soals, Breanta Cheeks, Lexus Williams Row 4: Gabby Dolch, Alex Navarro, Dustin Couch, Jalen Williams, Cordero Diaz, Blake Bush, Drystan Baeder, Nolan Gilts, Ethan Roy, Gabe Thompson, Kyle Dreh, Hannah Nye Row 5: Misty Lovejoy, Morgan Lieske, JJ Fuller, Quentin Bunley, Tyler Agapio, CJ Twining, Darnell Williams, Caleb Gooding, Makenzie Nelson, Morgan Bernal Row 6: Michele Stinehelfer, Kurt Gilts, Julius Higginbotham, Clay Chapman, Jim Kelly, Ray Dickerhoof, Marcus Hyde, Justin Milisorer, Kevin Chapman, Chris Kamelesky

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Coach: Jim Kelly, first year

Last season: 5-5, 5-2 NBC

Returning letter winners: 9

Returning starters: Offense 6, defense 6

Schemes: Spread/50

Top players: Seniors Adonis Cousin, 6-3, 205, QB; Billy Couch, 6-1, 250, OT/DE; Jalen Robinson, 6-2, 260, OT/DE; Tony Reynolds, 6-2, 180, WR/S; Montel Ferguson, 6-1, 160, WR/DB. Juniors Elijah Hampton, 6-1, 165, WR/S. Sophomore Dom Fuller, 6-1, 150, QB/WR.

Outlook: Kelly spent the last nine seasons at Lakota where he was head coach for the last four seasons.

He has 55 players, including 16 seniors to work with.

"We have good skill players at key positions that are experienced upperclassmen," Kelly said. "We have a solid group of seniors that will provide leadership."

Cousin, who is a third-year starter at quarterback, connected on 116 of 239 passes for 1,272 and nine touchdowns last season.

"He's a good leader and a smart kid," Kelly said.

However, a lack of depth is always a concern no matter how many players a team has, according to Kelly.

"We are constantly working with underclassmen for the present and the future," he said.

Kelly said a key to a solid season is being physical every week.

"We have to utilize our speed to make us difficult to defend," Kelly said. "Our defense has to be tenacious."

 

2012 FOSTORIA SCHEDULE

Aug. 24-at Ottawa-Glandorf

Aug. 31-Bowling Green

Sept. 7-at Tiffin Columbian

Sept. 14-Genoa

Sept. 21-at Otsego

Sept. 28-Woodmore

Oct. 5-at Eastwood

Oct. 12-at Lake

Oct. 19-Elmwood

Oct. 26-at Rossford

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